On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1974

Historical Events

  • "Words & Music" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 127 performances
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Mat Devine, American singer (Kill Hannah), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Valarie Rae Miller, American actress, born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Xu Jinglei, Chinese actress, singer and director, born in Beijing, China
1974 Highlights

About April 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries